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The Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs is seeking a PACE-eligible environmental program assistant, offering students a chance to gain real-world experience in project planning and management. The selected applicant will engage in research as well as event and administrative support on projects such as zero waste, energy and water. Primary responsibilities … Continue reading Voinovich School hiring PACE-eligible Environmental Program Assistant

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Voinovich School Blog Aug 16

When Senator George Voinovich took the office as the 65th Governor of Ohio in 1991, the state was facing a biennial budget deficit of about $1.5 billion. While the previous years Governor and General Assembly had cut spending and increased revenue to address $270 million of the budget deficit, this problem was not going to … Continue reading The Burden of a Budget Deficit: The Voinovich Administration and the 1991 Budget Crisis

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Voinovich School Blog Jun 27

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) was established by Congress in 1965 to address the economic issues of the Appalachian region (ARC History). It was created because one in three Appalachians lived in poverty before the ARC was created and the region lagged behind the national averages in education and healthcare. Congress established a mandate in … Continue reading Appalachian Regional Commission and Senator Voinovichs Support: Creating Lasting Partnerships

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Voinovich School Blog Apr 18

The Ohio University Voinovich School is pleased to invite you to attend a presentation by the Ohio EPA on Tuesday, April 18 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Building 21, Room 105 on The Ridgesto learn more about the new Ohio Materials Marketplace, which hosts a free online software platform for users to easily … Continue reading Ohio EPA to present on Ohio Materials Marketplace on Tuesday, April 18

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Voinovich School Blog Apr 12

Jen Bowman, acting director of environmental programs, and Natalie Kruse, associate professor of environmental studies, will present on the Sugar Bush Foundation funded project titled, Bringing transparency to environmental issues surrounding Class II injection wells through community engagement in eastern Athens County. This presentation will be the last installment of the Voinovich School Energy and … Continue reading Injection well research topic of final installment in Energy and Environmental Luncheon Series

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Voinovich School Blog Apr 11